Pigment on Cloth: Tradition, Family, and the Art of Indian Pichvai Painting Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
This special exhibition introduces our audiences to the historic Indian practice of pichvais, devotional paintings on cotton cloth made as temple hangings in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. The exhibition presents work from one contemporary family of Nathdwara …

ESAB Freshmen Mentoring Welcome

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–3:20 pm Location: Andrews Hall
The Department of English freshmen mentoring program is open to all first-year English and Film Studies majors at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. By being part of our peer mentoring program, you will have the opportunity to build strong …

Bathtub Dogs Auditions

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
What’s cooler than Frost? All-Male A Cappella. Audition for Bathtub Dogs. Come prepared to sing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee.”

Hyde Lecture – Majora Carter

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The College of Architecture is presenting leading urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer and Peabody Award winning broadcaster Majora Carter as the next Hyde lecture speaker at 4 p.m., August 24, at the Nebraska Union …

Book Launch: Great Plains Literature & Great Plains Politics

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
Join the Center for Great Plains Studies for a celebration launching two new titles in the “Discover the Great Plains” series. The authors will give short talks and sign books during this event. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Professor emerita Linda Ray Pratt will talk about her book GREAT PLAINS LITERATURE alongside Peter J. Longo (author of GREAT PLAINS POLITICS) during the kick-off event for the Nebraska Center for the Book’s annual festival. Books will be available …

Ongoing Events

Museum Builders: A Story of Fossils and Friendship

Date: Time: 9:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Morrill Hall
This temporary exhibition explores the history of paleontology and the friendship that led to the construction of the University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall.